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After School Adventures and Activities Program

Our After school Adventures and Activities program will be resuming Tuesday, August 29th from 3:30-5:00pm.
Here is a look at our fall after school program schedule:

August 29: Welcome to Our Museum!

September 5: Baby Animals

September 12: Animals at Night

September 19: Migration

September 26: Why Do Leaves Change Color?

October 3: DINOSAURS!

October 10: Rocket Science

October 17: The Nature of Costumes

October 24: Pumpkins!

October 31: No afterschool Program- Spooktacular

November 7: Hibernation

November 14: Avian Dinosaurs

November 21: No Program (Thanksgiving Break)

November 28: Cambrian Critters

December 5: Snow!

December 12: The Science Behind the Holidays (last program for fall 2017)

Afterschool Program will resume on January 9

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Brian Jarvi’s African Menagerie

The backstory of AFRICAN MENAGERIE consists of a calculated subtext intended to dramatize the urgency of the moment to save not just the great iconic species of Africa, but also wildlife across all of our shrinkingly-diverse enironmentally-threatened planet.

In Brian Jarvi’s African Menagerie, a museum tour produced by David J. Wagner LLC, “seven large panoramic panels form a sweeping, grand panorama of the African savannah and the animal kingdom contained therein.” Jarvi’s work was featured in an article by Todd Wilkinson written for the MAHB Art Blog: Wildlife Art as a Rallying Cry in a Time of Mass Extinction. You can learn more about African Menagerie through the exhibition prospectus.

The tour will be taking African Menagerie to the Sternberg Museum of Natural History at Fort Hays State University in Kansas from October 1- December 21, 2017. From there it will continue on to museums in New Jersey and Ohio.


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The Sternberg Museum of Natural History and Eagle Communications will be hosting Spooktacular! on Halloween, October 31 from 3:00 to 4:30.


Come to the museum in costume and trick or treat through the exhibits.